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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu welcomed the official U.S. delegation to Jerusalem Sunday evening, on the day before the transfer of the American embassy to Israels capital.

by Joel B. Pollak13 May 2018, 10:35 AM PDT0

Jerusalems largest soccer club announced Sunday that it has changed its name to “Beitar Trump Jerusalem,” in honor of the US presidents recognition of Israels capital and moving his countrys embassy from Tel Aviv.

Jerusalems largest soccer club announced Sunday that it has changed its name to “Beitar Trump Jerusalem,” in honor of the US presidents recognition of Israels capital and moving his countrys embassy from Tel Aviv.

by Breitbart Jerusalem13 May 2018, 10:19 AM PDT0

Israeli troops patrol the streets of the West Bank city of Jenin, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. Israeli police say special forces killed a Palestinian gunman in the West Bank who allegedly killed an Israeli in a drive-by shooting earlier this month. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed)

TEL AVIV – Ahead of the inauguration of the relocated U.S. embassy in Jerusalem on Monday, Israeli troops have been deployed to Gaza and the West Bank amid concerns of violent clashes with Palestinian protesters, the IDF said Saturday.

by Deborah Danan13 May 2018, 9:48 AM PDT0

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks at the Economic Club of Washington, Wednesday, March 7, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

TEL AVIV – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made chicken arms as he walked into the weekly cabinet meeting Sunday in honor of Netta Barzilais victory at the Eurovision song contest the night before. He also opened his remarks by saying “Boker TOY,” a play on the Hebrew phrase for “good morning,” using the name of Barzilais song.

by Deborah Danan13 May 2018, 9:45 AM PDT0


Contents: North Korea schedules dismantling of nuclear test site as TV ceremony; North Korea offers series of theatrical noncommittal gestures; The most likely Kim-Trump meeting outcome: Mutual accusations and recriminations

by John J. Xenakis13 May 2018, 9:37 AM PDT0

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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met Sunday with Jared Kushner, the US President Donald Trumps son-in-law and senior adviser in his office, in Jerusalem, Hebrew media reported.

by Breitbart Jerusalem13 May 2018, 7:59 AM PDT0


Sunday on CNNs “State of the Union,” National Security Adviser John Bolton said in order to get a better nuclear deal with Iran it is possible the United States will impose sanctions on European companies. Host Jake Tapper asked, “Is

by Pam Key13 May 2018, 6:54 AM PDT0

Ethiopian prayer leaders (Joel Pollak / Breitbart News)

Thousands of Ethiopian Jews gathered at the national cemetery on Mount Herzl at midday Sunday to remember those members of their community who perished on the way to Israel.

by Joel B. Pollak13 May 2018, 4:16 AM PDT0

Washington's ambassador to Israel said that lasting peace in the Middle East is always possible as the U.S. prepares to open its new embassy in the capital Jerusalem.

Washingtons ambassador to Israel said that lasting peace in the Middle East is always possible as the U.S. prepares to open its new embassy in the capital Jerusalem.

by Simon Kent13 May 2018, 2:56 AM PDT0

US President Donald Trump will unveil his decision on Iran on Tuesday

An Israeli organization has minted a coin bearing President Donald Trumps image to honor his decision to move the American embassy to Jerusalem.

by Breitbart Jerusalem13 May 2018, 2:03 AM PDT0

TEL AVIV -- The Islamic State has released photos over the encrypted Telegram forum purpoting to be from the areas under its control in Syria showing members of the IS-affiliated Khaed Bin Waleed militia in the Yarmouk region of the Golan, the triangular border zone between Syria, Jordan and Israel.

A 29-year-old from Uzbekistan was arrested in Sweden last week along with two other migrants for allegedly preparing for a terrorist attack, and now prosecutors claim he has been involved in other crimes as well.

by Chris Tomlinson13 May 2018, 1:59 AM PDT0

Visiting Palestinian Prime Minister Ismail Haniya talks to reporters at a press conference at Doha International Airport before his departure on Sunday, Dec 3, 2006. (AP Photo/Hamid Jalaludin)

The head of Gazas Islamist rulers Hamas left for Cairo on Sunday, sources in the movement said, a day before major protests are expected in the enclave over Washingtons controversial Jerusalem embassy move.

by Breitbart Jerusalem13 May 2018, 1:16 AM PDT0

Lebanese Hezbollah fighters march near portraits of Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei (L), founder of Iran's Islamic Republic, late Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini and Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah, during a parade on February 14, 2015 in the southern Lebanese town of Jibsheet. The Lebanese Shiite movement Hezbollah is marking today the death of three of its commanders, Abbas al-Mussawi, Ragheb Harb and Imad Mughnieh. Mussawi was killed on February 16, 1992 in an Israeli air raid on Nabatiyeh, Harb was assassinated in south Lebanon during Israel's occupation in February 1984 and Mughnieh was killed in a car bombing in the Syrian capital Damascus on February 12, 2008. AFP PHOTO / MAHMOUD ZAYYAT (Photo credit should read MAHMOUD ZAYYAT/AFP/Getty Images)

A leading Iranian cleric said Friday that Tel Aviv and Haifa will be destroyed if Israel behaves “foolishly,” while also vowing Iran will ramp up missile development despite Western criticism. He spoke as thousands of Iranians marched in anti-Israel and anti-US protests nationwide.

by Breitbart Jerusalem13 May 2018, 1:02 AM PDT0

In this photograph taken on August 27, 2017 US Marines and Afghan Commandos stand together as an Afghan Air Force helicopter flies past during a combat training exercise at Shorab Military Camp in Lashkar Gah in Helmand province. Marines in Afghanistan's Helmand say Donald Trump's decision to keep boots on the ground indefinitely gives them 'all the time in the world' to retake the province, once the symbol of US intervention but now a Taliban stronghold. They may need it. At the hot, dusty Camp Shorab, where many of the recently deployed Marines train their Afghan counterparts in flat, desert terrain, the Afghans admit their army still cannot fight alone. / AFP PHOTO / WAKIL KOHSAR (Photo credit should read WAKIL KOHSAR/AFP/Getty Images)

The US has dispatched Marines to bolster security at US diplomatic facilities around the Middle East, Hadashot TV news reported Saturday citing a CNN report, two days ahead of the opening of the US Embassy in Jerusalem.

by Breitbart Jerusalem13 May 2018, 12:46 AM PDT0

Former Prime Minister and president of Italian right-wing party Forza Italia, Silvio Berlusconi, speaks during a convention of his party on October 14, 2017 at Ischia. / AFP PHOTO / Eliano IMPERATO (Photo credit should read ELIANO IMPERATO/AFP/Getty Images)

A Milan court has rehabilitated media magnate and former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi, releasing him from his “lifetime ban” on holding public office and paving the way for a possible return to active politics.

by Thomas D. Williams, Ph.D.13 May 2018, 12:36 AM PDT0

US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman on Friday gave a first glimpse of the new US embassy in Jerusalem, showing off workers erecting the official seal on the building and preparing for the opening ceremony.

US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman on Friday gave a first glimpse of the new US embassy in Jerusalem, showing off workers erecting the official seal on the building and preparing for the opening ceremony.

by Breitbart Jerusalem13 May 2018, 12:16 AM PDT0

Daniel Shapiro, the US ambassador to Israel during the Obama administration, said on Saturday that the move initiated by US President Donald Trump to transfer the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem may help end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

by Breitbart Jerusalem13 May 2018, 12:05 AM PDT0

Kim Jong-Un and Donald Trump have traded colourful personal barbs against each other, sparking global alarm

North Koreas Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced on Saturday that the communist regime would hold a ceremony on a date between May 23 and 25 to permanently shut down the Punggye-ri Nuclear Test Site, and journalists from five countries, including the United States, were invited to attend.

by Frances Martel12 May 2018, 5:06 PM PDT0

Netta (Francisco Leong / AFP / Getty)

JERUSALEM, Israel — Israel won the Eurovision Song Contest on Saturday evening, bringing the coveted prize home on the day the country celebrates “Jerusalem Day,” in observance of the 51st anniversary of the reunification of Jerusalem.

by Joel B. Pollak12 May 2018, 4:18 PM PDT0

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The Israeli military said Saturday night that it destroyed a Hamas tunnel mere meters away from Israeli territory, hitting the underground structure with a number of airstrikes.

by Breitbart Jerusalem12 May 2018, 11:36 AM PDT0

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Contents: Climate change activists struggle to replace US climate change money; China backs out of its climate change commitments with bifurcation

by John J. Xenakis12 May 2018, 8:28 AM PDT0

In the inaugural speech of his new parliamentary term, Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orban has promised to create a new “21st-century Christian democracy” and make Hungary one of the top five countries in Europe to live and work by 2030.

by Chris Tomlinson12 May 2018, 5:26 AM PDT0

Civil rights leader Tamika Mallory, right, with her god-mother Hazel Dukes, left, NAACP New York State Conference president, prepare to hold a press conference, Tuesday Oct. 17, 2017, in New York. Mallory, who helped organize the Women's March on Washington, has accused an American Airlines pilot of racial discrimination in kicking her off a flight. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

TEL AVIV – Womens March leader Tamika Mallory blamed President Donald Trumps Muslim travel ban and proposal for a wall on the border with Mexico on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his “oppressive” policies.

by Deborah Danan12 May 2018, 4:01 AM PDT0

The recent attacks on the presidents nominee, Gina Haspel, for the top spot in the CIA due to her involvement in the use of enhanced interrogation techniques by our DOD after 9/11 have me confused.

by Eli Crane12 May 2018, 4:00 AM PDT0

Iraqi lawmaker, Hanan al-Fatlawi, speaks to journalists during a press conference, in Baghdad, Iraq, Tuesday, April 19, 2016. Iraqi lawmakers on Tuesday failed to vote on the fate of the parliament speaker, prolonging the country's simmering political crisis amid the fight to dislodge Islamic State extremists from vast areas in northern and western Iraq.(AP Photo/Karim Kadim)

Dr. Hanan al-Fatlawi, a leading candidate in Saturdays parliamentary elections in Iraq, says she will help usher in the leadership Iraq “needs” and “deserves” if her political party gains enough influence in Iraqs Parliament.

by Adelle Nazarian11 May 2018, 7:24 PM PDT0

A member of the Iraqi forces walks past a mural bearing the logo of the Islamic State (IS) group in a tunnel that was reportedly used as a training centre by the jihadists, on March 1, 2017, in the village of Albu Sayf, on the southern outskirts of Mosul. Iraqi forces launched a major push on February 19 to recapture the west of Mosul from the Islamic State jihadist group, retaking the airport and then advancing north. AHMAD AL-RUBAYE / AFP

The Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) has suffered devastating losses in Iraq and Syria under U.S. President Donald Trump that have decimated the groups territorial caliphate, ultimately squeezing the jihadists into ever-shrinking pockets of land in Syria.

by Edwin Mora11 May 2018, 5:46 PM PDT0

FILE - This file image made from video posted on a militant website Saturday, July 5, 2014, purports to show the leader of the Islamic State group, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, delivering a sermon at a mosque in Iraq during his first public appearance. Al-Baghdadi released a new message late on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016, encouraging his followers to keep up the fight for the city of Mosul, which they are defending against Iraqi government forces, the SITE Intelligence Group, a U.S. organization that monitors militant activity online said Thursday. (Militant video via AP, File)

A top aide to Islamic State chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is among five senior members of the jihadi group captured in a sting operation by Iraqi authorities backed by the U.S. and Turkey.

by Edwin Mora11 May 2018, 5:17 PM PDT0

North Koreans struggle for basic access to  facilities and more than a quarter of children are stunted due to inadequate nutritious food, the UN says

A study by two British economists this week estimated that the reconstruction of North Korea to bring it into alignment with South Korea in the case of reunification would cost at least $2 trillion, money that South Korea would largely be responsible for.

by Frances Martel11 May 2018, 4:40 PM PDT0

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN - MARCH 14: An aerial view of city scape is seen as a Pakistani flag is wawing in Islamabad, Pakistan on March 14, 2018. City staff prepared the city surroundings for being ready for celebrations of 23rd March Pakistan's National Day. Islamabad, being the capital city of Pakistan till 60s, is sectored in grids via trees in clean streets. Pakistan located on the Himalayan foothills and the Margalla Hills. There are many historical and significant places like the Faisal Mosque, Rawal Dam, Damanico Hill. (Photo by Muhammed Semih Ugurlu/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

The government of Pakistan has announced that it will impose “reciprocal” restrictions on the travel of U.S. diplomats after the Trump administration implemented similar measures.

by Ben Kew11 May 2018, 4:10 PM PDT0

Police patrol a village in Hotan prefecture, in China's western Xinjiang region, where surveillance affects every aspect of daily life

Police in the Chinese town of Aojiang have been criticized for a novel anti-drug campaign in which officers spray-paint accusations on the homes of suspected traffickers. Officers literally brand suspects by using a stencil and paint to write “Drug-Dealing Family” on their homes.

by John Hayward11 May 2018, 3:40 PM PDT0

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, left, praised President Donald Trump's highly contentious decision to move the US embassy to Jerusalem, during a meeting at the White House

President Donald Trump will address approximately 800 U.S. and Israeli dignitaries at the ceremonial opening for the relocation of the American embassy to Jerusalem by video on Monday.

by Adelle Nazarian11 May 2018, 3:18 PM PDT0

Pompeo, Kim

WASHINGTON, DC – Secretary of State Mike Pompeo reportedly told North Korean officials on Monday that the United States will help the communist country with its economy if it is willing to dismantle its illegal nuclear weapons program.

by Adelle Nazarian11 May 2018, 3:00 PM PDT0

Mahathir Mohamad's opposition alliance ended the six-decade hold on power of the Barisan Nasional (BN) coalition

Wednesdays elections in Malaysia stunned observers by sweeping in the very first opposition party government since it became an independent country in 1957. The new prime minister, Mahathir bin Mohamad remembers 1957 quite well, as he is currently 92 years old, becoming the worlds oldest serving prime minister when he assumed his duties on Friday. In addition to shaking up the Malaysian political scene, Mahathirs victory may also jeopardize huge infrastructure deals with China that are part of Beijings vast “One Belt, One Road” trade initiative.

by John Hayward11 May 2018, 2:07 PM PDT0

The Iranian regime orchestrated a series of anti-American protests in response to President Donald Trumps decision to exit the Iran nuclear deal and featured supporters throughout the Islamic Republic who gathered after Fridays prayers.

by Adelle Nazarian11 May 2018, 12:17 PM PDT0

Ousted Supreme Court Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno is one of several high-profile Philippine critics who have found themselves targeted

The Supreme Court of the Philippines expelled a judge on Thursday branded an “enemy” by President Rodrigo Duterte.

by Ben Kew11 May 2018, 12:10 PM PDT0

Under the pretrial agreement, the detainee, Ahmed Muhammed Haza al-Darbi, 39, will spend at least three and a half more years at Guantánamo before he is sentenced, and then would most likely be transferred to Saudi Arabia to serve out the remainder of that term.

U.S. Donald Trumps administration waived a recent Pentagon policy to allow an admitted al-Qaeda terrorist to take his artwork with him when released to Saudi Arabia from the American military prison in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba early this month.

by Edwin Mora11 May 2018, 11:46 AM PDT0

U.S. President Donald Trump welcomes Crown Prince Shaikh Mohammad bin Zayed Al Nahyan of Abu Dhabi, for a meeting in the Oval Office of the White House, on May 15, 2017 in Washington, DC. Shaikh Mohammad is on a two-day visit to the U.S. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

President Donald Trumps State Department will reportedly announce a new trade agreement with United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Monday, scoring a victory in a trade dispute over UAEs subsidizing its two state-owned airlines to the detriment of U.S. airlines and workers.

by Ken Klukowski11 May 2018, 11:29 AM PDT0

U.S. Navy file photo of USS Chafee (DDG 90), Feb. 2012

Brett Decker, author of the 2011 book Bowing to Beijing: How Barack Obama Is Hastening Americas Decline and Ushering a Century of Chinese Domination, warned on Breitbart News Sunday that recent U.S. Navy mishaps could be the result of China or other adversaries testing new weapons designed to interfere with advanced electronic systems.

by John Hayward11 May 2018, 10:53 AM PDT0

The last five of Pyongyang's six nuclear tests have all been carried out at the Punggye-ri nuclear test site under Mount Mantap, in the north-west of the country, seen in this image acquired on September 1, 2017, and courtesy of

A group of international scientists published a study on Thursday concluding that Mount Mantap, the location of North Koreas nuclear test site, has sunk at least half a meter (1.6 feet) and widened by 3.5 meters (11.4 feet) in the aftermath of the nations latest nuclear test in September.

by Frances Martel11 May 2018, 10:47 AM PDT0

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad gestures during an exclusive interview with AFP in the capital Damascus on February 11, 2016. / AFP / JOSEPH EID (Photo credit should read JOSEPH EID/AFP/Getty Images)

In an extensive interview published Thursday covering his ties to Iran, accusations of chemical weapons use, and a potential meeting with President Donald Trump, Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad referred to the U.S. military as “terrorists,” alongside the Turkish and Saudi armies.

by Frances Martel11 May 2018, 10:32 AM PDT0

Mohammad Javad Zarif

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif said on Friday that he would attempt to save the nuclear deal through diplomacy after President Donald Trump announced U.S. withdrawal this week. If that effort fails, he threatened that Iran would resume enriching weapons-grade nuclear material on an “industrial scale.”

by John Hayward11 May 2018, 10:17 AM PDT0

Iranian Arab Minority Protests in Ahvaz, Iran, March 29, 2018

A series of new protests could occur throughout Iran if millions of citizens feel empowered by President Donald Trumps decision to reimpose sanctions on Irans Central Bank and Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Tuesday, effectively withdrawing the United States from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), or Iran nuclear deal.

by Adelle Nazarian11 May 2018, 10:09 AM PDT0

Syrian President Bashar Assad

Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad said in an interview Thursday with Greek newspaper Kathimerini that he is not interested in meeting President Donald Trump to discuss an end to the civil war in his country because Trump has no real power in the United States.

by Frances Martel11 May 2018, 8:16 AM PDT0

Christian Zionist John Hagee of CUFI (Gali Tibbon / AFP / Getty)

JERUSALEM, Israel — Pastor John Hagee, founder and national director of Christians United for Israel (CUFI), told Breitbart News in an exclusive interview Friday that President Donald Trump had earned “political immortality” by moving the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem.

by Joel B. Pollak11 May 2018, 7:26 AM PDT0

Israeli Merkava tanks roll near the border between Israel and the Gaza Strip as they return from the Hamas-controlled Palestinian coastal enclave on August 5, 2014, after Israel announced that all of its troops had withdrawn from Gaza.

TEL AVIV — The next few days may well be the most challenging and fateful period that Israels security establishment has contended with for decades. Not since the Six Day War or the Yom Kippur War has the Jewish state been confronted with such direct threats on its borders.

by Aaron Klein11 May 2018, 6:33 AM PDT0

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